Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PRINCE2 Certification
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 162 129
Rank change year-on-year +13 -33 -2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 29 50 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.81% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.38% 3.91% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 45 37
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £344 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.55% -18.10% +10.53%
10th Percentile £363 £296 £310
90th Percentile £523 £538 £528
England median daily rate £425 £400 £418
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.36% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 - -
England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -18.18% -20.00% -

PRINCE2 Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 859 1279 934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.74% 20.68% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 709 499
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
10th Percentile £207 £250 £200
90th Percentile £524 £542 £525
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 44 67
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.75 £24.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.51% -22.07% +46.23%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.58 £10.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.75 £43.76
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +26.32%

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PRINCE2 Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +11 9 £395 -28.18% 3
Warwickshire -2 7 £425 +13.33% 2
Coventry +20 2 - -
Staffordshire +10 1 £450 +44.00% 1
Solihull +8 1 £380 -
PRINCE2 Certification
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 28 (96.55%) PRINCE2
2 15 (51.72%) Project Management
3 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (24.14%) Finance
6 5 (17.24%) PRINCE
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
7 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
7 4 (13.79%) PMO
8 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
8 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
8 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.34%) Change Management
8 3 (10.34%) SAP
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (10.34%) SMS
9 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
9 2 (6.90%) Windows
9 2 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (6.90%) Automotive
9 2 (6.90%) VMware
9 2 (6.90%) Smart Meter
9 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (6.90%) Logistics
9 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management

PRINCE2 Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) SMS
2 1 (3.45%) Intranet
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
2 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Power BI
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Automotive
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Coordinator
2 4 (13.79%) Implementation Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Implementation Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) PMO Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) PMO Lead
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Project Implementation Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Supply Chain Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Supply Chain Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.90%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) PRINCE2
2 15 (51.72%) Project Management
3 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.24%) PRINCE
6 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Change Management
7 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
8 2 (6.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (6.90%) Logistics
8 2 (6.90%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
8 2 (6.90%) Target Operating Model
9 1 (3.45%) Acceptance Criteria
9 1 (3.45%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (3.45%) Data Governance
9 1 (3.45%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
1 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) CCA
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
2 1 (3.45%) MCSA
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) MCTS
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) PMO
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) XenApp
1 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) AppSense
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Epicor
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com